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Welcome to the Retro video games task force on the English Wikipedia! The aim of this task force is to organize, expand, clean up and improve articles relating to retro video games. If you would like to participate, you can start by joining the project below and/or contribute to the discussion on the talk page.

Shortcut to this page: WP:RETRO

Article Guidelines[edit]

For more details on this topic, see the video game article guidelines

Besides the usual policies and guidelines, please make sure you are aware of the specific guidelines related to computer and video game-related articles. Also ensure that you are familiar with the following topics:

  1. The five pillars of Wikipedia: A quick rundown of the five key rules you need to start editing.
  2. Notability guideline: Notability defines inclusion on Wikipedia.
  3. Writing about fiction: A guide on how to properly present articles covering fictional concepts.
  4. Simplified ruleset: Fifteen rules of thumb to help you avoid problems.
  5. List of policies: A comprehensive list of the 42 official policies with very quick summaries.


The Retro games task force is focused on various goals, all of which attempt to ensure that information is as organized and accurate as possible. Below are some ideal goals that you can use as a rubric, if need be.

  • Punctuation, grammar, and spelling should be correct.
  • Factual accuracy is important, cite sources if possible.
  • Be Bold!!! If you think something needs editing, go ahead!
  • Talk pages are always useful.


Anyone can participate in this task force. You may indicate your participation by signing the list below. A userbox is available at {{User retro VG}}.

Please list your user name below using *~~~